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Awarded to a Location Manager / Supervising Location Manager & their team for the creative use and management of a single location in a feature film, TV movie, TV series, episode, advertisement or short form which has created an on-screen memorable impact while inspiring peers.

Jason Nolan, Supervising Location Manager, The Last of Us

Filmed on location in the City of Calgary, this scene in ‘The Last of Us’ required a significant section of the city to be closed for the film crew to capture this epic scene. Insistent that no green screen would be used, and a real location was required, created some huge challenges. This short but powerful seen needed to have a significant impact on the audience to feel the sheer insurmountable task, not to mention the fear, that Ellie was experiencing during the scene as she arrived in the open city for the first time since the infected took over. The vision was for Ellie to look upon a large section of highway or an overpass leading into the city before a scream pierces the air.

Highly Commended

Eoin Holohan, Location Manager, The Banshees of Inisherin


Jad Nehmeh, Location Manager, Warsha

Leann Emmert, Supervising Location Manager, The Fabelmans

Leigh Romero, Location Manager, Warrior Nun 2

Magdi Omar & Sherif Hossny, Location Manager and Team, The Testament

Petr Růčka, All Quiet On The Western Front

Piernicola Pinnola, Supervising Location Manager, The White Lotus